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Legislative requirements for the SA Construction Industry - Principal and Subcontractors
November 30, 2021
Businesses especially in the Construction Industry are encouraged and advised to familiarise themselves with the applicable legislation, regulations and by-laws, which will assist employers to understand the demands of the industry better. Key legislation to consider includes the OHSA, Construction Regulations 2014, General Safety Regulations and General Administrative Regulations amongst others.
 
Employee surveillance and monitoring when working from home
November 24, 2021
The Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated the work-from-home trend. As a result, many employers are increasingly turning to employee monitoring technology to replace the physical employee oversight as was done at the office.
 
The importance of having a Disciplinary Code and Procedure in the workplace
November 15, 2021
Employees have an obligation to make their personal services available to the employer and to do so with due diligence, competence, and good faith within the employment relationship. This can be brought about by entering into a contract of employment, which is an agreement between the employer and employee.
 
POPI Act - are you processing Personal Information lawfully?
November 08, 2021
The Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013 (POPIA) places a responsibility on Responsible Parties to ensure that they process Personal Information in a lawful manner. Chapter 3 of POPIA specifies the eight conditions that apply when processing Personal Information.
 
The importance of the relationship between a BEE Consultant and BEE Verification Analyst
November 04, 2021
Many businesses seeking to obtain some or other BEE certificate often underestimate, firstly, the importance of having a BEE consultant and, secondly, the relationship between such BEE consultant and a BEE Verification analyst.
 
Understanding the POPI Act – what exactly is Personal Information and the processing thereof?
October 28, 2021
The year 2021 to date has been a year in which companies had to scramble to become compliant with the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013 (POPIA). Many businesses did not know whether they are exempted from the POPI Act or whether they even processed personal information.
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